How Did You Do That?
Eleven cool tools that might be useful in the classroom. Check them out!
How to add sound to a slide show in PowerPoint
A short video on how to add music/sound to a slide show.
How to apply a screen protector
Learn how to apply a screen protector to your iPad or any other tablet or monitor screen. .
How to Draw Things
Drawing videos for ideas on how to make your illustrations in classes better.
How to make a slideshow in iMovie
A short video on how to create a movie in iMovie using your photos.
How to manage your passwords
If you have multiple passwords, here is a site that gives you some good ideas on how to manage all your passwords.
How to use the Windows 7 Snipping Tool
The Snipping Tool in Windows 7 can be fun and useful to use.
Instructional Technology Workshop Archives
Interested in learning more about Blackboard Collaborate or Desire2Learn? Check this out!!
Jing Screencasting and Image Capture
Jing is FREE screencasting and image capture software. You can record the activity on your screen.
Microsoft Home Use Program
Microsoft offers a Home Use Program (HUP) that allows employees to get the latest version of Microsoft Office Professional Plus on their home computer through a low-cost download. This program will include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Access, Publisher, InfoPath, and Lync.
Microsoft Windows 7 & 8
Windows 7 and 8 are now of interest as most UWC and UWEX users have Windows 7 on their workstations and some are getting Windows 8. Here are some documents, links and tools that might be of interest.
Mind Mapping Software
Mind mapping software allows you to create non-linear diagrams of thought processes, theories, plans, etc. There are many available online as Web 2.0 tools. Some are free and some are not. Here are a few:
Mountain Lion OS Q & A
There are many questions surfacing regarding the new Mac operating system Mountain Lion. Check out this Q&A shared by UW-Madison. Also included is purchasing information for the University of Wisconsin.
Office 365 Training & Support
Office 365 is now available to all faculty and staff. Check out the information here to learn more.
Online Training - Lynda.com
Lynda.com is a constantly growing library of more than 1,190 self-paced online courses. This diverse catalog, made available to campus through CITS, includes software training, programming lessons and even “concept” tutorials on topics such as design and photography.